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Sep 3, 6:32pm - #265868 
HELP! turbo kit problems

ok i have a 00 gts and i just installed a new Turbo kit and i am currently running 4 psi, as of right now i am have really bad Turbo lag in 1st gear, and my car bogs out at 6k rpm, i have an upgraded fuel pump, but i was wondering if you guyz can help me with my problems, i am running on stock injectors and was wondering if thats the problem

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Sep 3, 6:48pm - #265869 
(sorry for now posting helpful advice.)

could you post some pictures? i'd love to see your car.


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Sep 3, 7:00pm - #265870 
haha which kit?

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Sep 3, 8:13pm - #265871 
yeah wat kit do you have, and post pix

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Sep 3, 8:13pm - #265872 
go with Turbo's you have a lot more problems with forced induction than natural aspiration.


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Sep 3, 8:41pm - #265873 
Get your car tuned professionally.

You can't just bolt shit up and expect it to work.

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Sep 3, 8:43pm - #265874 
^^^true..except for Intake and exhaust..hehe..
but seriously, you need to get the pro on this..do this b4 you blow ur car up man..good luck thumbsup


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Sep 3, 8:59pm - #265875 
Your injectors are most likely the next thing to look at. Do you have power FC?

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Sep 3, 10:52pm - #265876 
my buddy actually is a professional at this and he said its the injectors, its a custom Turbo kit, i just wanted to get your opinions just incase someone else had this problem and knew how to fix it. no i dont have the power fc, it came with an automotive fmu

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Sep 3, 10:54pm - #265877 
and i have an appointment next saturday to get it dyno tuned so hopefully we'll figure it then, ill post up picks as soon as everything is running good

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Sep 3, 11:19pm - #265878 
that sounds great, bro thumbsup

cant wait for the update grin


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Sep 4, 1:47am - #265879 
Good luck. thumbsup

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Sep 4, 4:01am - #265880 
thumbsup

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Sep 4, 6:24am - #265881 
post pics for us grin thumbsup

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Sep 4, 6:27am - #265882 
yummy yummy Turbos tasty


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Sep 4, 8:22pm - #265883 
Originally Posted by johnnyisotonic
and i have an appointment next saturday to get it dyno tuned so hopefully we'll figure it then, ill post up picks as soon as everything is running good


I'm telling you that it's not running correctly becuase it's not tuned.

You should get a PowerFC or at least a Greddy eManage, which lets you mess with thr fuel maps.

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Sep 4, 8:37pm - #265884 
sounds like you should have done some research first. Its like you bolted it on your stock internals. Of course thats one reason. But there can be hundreds of other reasons why. Talk to you so called pro. or take it some place else. Im sure they know much more by looking under the Hood than any one of us could tell you.


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Sep 4, 9:32pm - #265885 
it's probably NOT the injectors. It sounds like your tuning is all screwed up.

questions,

1) whats your A/F
2) what FMU is it?
3) which Turbo did you build the kit around?

If you havent dyno tuned it yet then you cant say it was done properly wink


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Sep 4, 9:35pm - #265886 
BTW if you have a generic FMU not setup for a celica, Does it understand how to engage and deal with lift? cause if you're dying out at 6K then chances are your "professional" friend may have made a mistake. celicas arent hondas. you cant just throw junk on and expect it to run right. Me and my team have done LOTS of tuning for N/A and Turbo celicas and it's not a simple thing to do correctly lol


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